Nov 15, 2012 4:30am PST
. >> reporter: senators john mccain and lindsey graham say rice was either lying or incompetent when she made this statement five days after the attack. >> we do not have information at present that leads us to conclude that this was premeditated or preplanned. >> reporter: president obama said the ambassador was presenting the intelligence information she was given, to challenge those who attacked ambassador rice. >> if senator mccain and graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> reporter: senator mccain accepted that offer. >> the president of the united states the commander-in-chief is the most responsible and i hope the president has no illusions about our view of his responsibility. >> reporter: mccain and graham want a watergate-style committee to investigate the benghazi attack. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the military has suspended the security clearance for the woman at the center of the petreaus scandal. paula broadwell a former army intelligence officer who had high clearance. cbs news has learned the identity of the fbi agent who f
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am PST
top official is under the microscope for inappropriate e-mails. >> reporter: general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus is now linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta has turned it over to investigators. it centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails around jill kelley. >> if you know my sister, like i said, she is a dedicated mother and dedicated wife. >> reporter: kelley went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. they were reportedly from broadwell. monday night fbi investigators searched broadwell's home. agents isn't say -- didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes and a computer. president obama has now agreed to put the general's confirmation for that poston hold. >> while this matter is under investigation and before the facts are determined, general commander will remain. >> reporter: general allen denies he's done anything wrong. tara merger. >> they had already named his replac
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
afghanistan general john allen. the pentagon look is at more than 20,000 documents and e- mails between allen and kelley which some have labeled inappropriate and flirtatious. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. >> reporter: general allen's nomination to be the next leader of u.s. forces european command and nato's supreme allied commander is in doubt. >> his nomination has been put on hold as a prudent measure until we determine what the facts are. >> reporter: the white house says president obama still trusts general allen. >> he has faith in general allen, believes he is doing and has done an excellent job. >> reporter: general joseph dunford will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as he is confirmed. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> general dunford was named as allen's replacement before news of the scandal came to light. >>> another u.s. general is in hot water. general william kip ward is accused of lavish travel and unauthorized expenses. he has been retired and will retire as 3 stars instead of 4 star general. he will have to pay the government $187,000.
Nov 20, 2012 4:30am PST
to comment on the union's allegations because it's an ongoing court case. but attorney john burris, who has represented victims of police abuse and pushing for the federal court takeover of the department, said the problem runs deeper and that in fact the rank-and-file do shoulder some of the blame. >> the issue is the officers' conduct itself was wrong in each cases. it was improper. if the officers had acted properly in all these cases, we wouldn't have a case. >> and that was phil matier reporting for us in oakland. >>> a burglary spree may be over with three young suspects under arrest on the peninsula. they were all caught at the scene. latest burglary attempt on woodbridge circle in san mateo. the suspects arrested sunday night are 13, 15 and 18 years of age. they are all from san mateo. police say they had a pillowcase full of stolen items and burglary tools when they were all arrested. it was an alert neighbor by the way who spotted those burglars. >> this is another great tip from an aware neighbor who saw something that they felt was suspicious and called us. >> a rapid r